Getting A Tattoo Risk Of Getting AIDS
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Fellow Scientist,Actually your question doesn't require much in the way of science, but rather just common-sense logic! I have to side with your wife on this issue. Your fears are illogical (and irrational). You essentially answered your... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Tattooing does pose a risk of infection,however, transmission does not commonly occur this way. This is for severalreasons. First of all, most places that do tattoos are very carefulregarding prevention of... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI would consider this a pretty low risk exposure. Still, getting and HIV test would put you at ease. By now the test would be positive. If it is negative, you do not have to worry about HIV. As a tattoo artist you should make sure your vaccines... Read more »
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Posted by curls, 2 RepliesI got my first tattoo on March 10 and have been worried about hiv infection ever since. I had the tattoo done at a shop that's been established for 15+ years, but is a little on the scuzzy side. I personally didn't see the artist open new needles ... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAbout 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello, I'm 16 going on 17 and I want to get a tattoo for my birthday. I am HIV positive. I'm wondering if there can be any complication towards me if I get a tattoo. I am of course aware that I need to go to a safe sterile professional environment... Read more »
Posted by thatdude2009, 1 ReplyHi. So I think I have put myself at a high risk situation. I read a similar post on here In the forums but it doesn't really answer the question.
Can you catch HIV if precum/semen gets in your nose? I've seen health websites mention if it gets in... Read more »
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